Indie forefathers the Pixies haven't shared a new track since “Bam Thwok" in 2004. Watching their documentary, loudQUIETloud, is pretty excruciating and shows why things might've ground to a halt. Original member Kim Deal recently quit the band for good as well. However, surprisingly, the Pixies have a brand new track streaming and available for free download. They aren't working on a new album but here are a few words from Black Francis:
The lyrics, coincidentally, were composed at a Starbucks Coffee in Harvard Square in Cambridge, about a hundred feet from where, 25 years ago, I composed some of the lyrics to an old Pixies song called ‘Break My Body’. Twenty-five years later, some Starbucks in Harvard Square…I thought that was kind of interesting. The music for the song has been around for a few years. There are some demos I made with Joey and David a few years ago in Los Angeles, related to a film idea that still has yet to see the light of day, although work on the music continued. So a lot of the musical idea had been kicking around for awhile. It’s pretty simple, kind of a blues-based, two-note kind of thing, really.